Essay exam. Choose any two to write on.
Why does one’s ethnicity so strongly shape one’s opinion about whether or not he was guilty of child abuse?
With so much countervailing evidence, why do people seemingly assume there’s a correlation between fame and character?
How is it that MJ was by most accounts a brilliant businessman, especially for an entertainer, but has also been described as terrible at managing his personal finances?
Why isn’t Joe Jackson’s influence on MJ more central to the discussion of MJ’s eccentricities and alleged criminal activities?
How does a 12 year old sing and dance like MJ did in 1970?
What is it about Jackson that makes so many 40 and 50-somethings nostalgic for their childhoods?
If fame corrupts, does absolute fame corrupt absolutely?
What makes us think we know celebrities like MJ?
Since all we really have an inkling of is their public persona, what makes us think there’s a personal connection?
How come I can’t moonwalk?